Medical practitioners must put the interests of their patients first and foremost. But, do doctors always follow this maxim? On this program, Dr. Joshua Spanogle joined us to discuss issues in medical ethics. Topics: science, medicine, ethics Source: Groks Science Radio Show Podcast
Ethics is a sometimes nebulous concept in the world of business, where it is often shunned at the expense of the bottom line. On this program, Prof. Tom Morris discussed the philosophy of ethics. Topics: science, ethics, pilosophy Source: Groks Science Radio Show Podcast
Scientists can now make precise changes to the DNA of humans and animals thanks to recent advances in gene editing technology. However a group of concerned scientists have called for a worldwide moratorium on gene editing to discuss its potential risks. Today we speak with Stanford law professor, Dr. Hank Greely about the medical promises of this technology and why scientists are so hesitant to use it. Topics: Gene editing, gene drive, ethics, hank greely, genetics Source: Groks Science Radio Show Podcast
Ken Weiss has some of the most controversial samples in all of anthropology. Collected from the Yanomami by James Neel and Napolean Chagnon more than forty years ago, the samples have, for more than ten years, produced nothing but headaches for Dr. Weiss. Dr. Weiss joined us to discuss the controversy surrounding these samples and to describe the enormous difficulty associated with returning these samples to the Yanomami. Topics: Yanomami, Yanomamo, Yanomama, Weiss, Chagnon, Neel, Tierney, samples, informed consent, consent,...